Decorator’s Buttercream

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When piping borders and flowers, icing consistency it crucial to a successful outcome. Meringue buttercreams, while delicious, lack the stiffness for well defined petals and layered border techniques. A decorator’s buttercream should take color well, hold up as best as possible to the heat from your hand, be stiff enough to hold it’s shape, but […]

Top Peanut Butter Recipes

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While we definitely don’t need a special reason to celebrate this sweet and savory snack, January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day, and we’re happy to indulge whenever we can! This list of our favorite peanut butter treats include recipes for Peanut Butter White Chocolate Oatmeal Squares, Peanut Butter Brownies, and more. Peanut Butter Cup […]

Top Cakes with Tiaras

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Dazzling diamonds, pretty pearls and a whole lotta pizzazz went into these tiara-themed cakes! Each princess has her own bold and beautiful style, and these Top Cakes with Tiaras are no different. Elegance in Ivory and Pearls By smokwa64 I’ve been planning this cake since February and I have been equally nervous since then. My […]

Buttercream Sweet Pea, Primrose, Daisy and Chrysanthemum

VIDEO: Buttercream Basics: Petal to the Metal- Buttercream Flowers

In this video Chef Alan Tetreault, of Global Sugar Art, continues teaching the basics of piping with buttercream in the fifth part of his Buttercream Basics Video Series. Chef Alan dedicates this entire lesson to the leaf and petal tips! Learn all of Chef Alan’s tips to piping beautiful royal icing or buttercream flowers and […]

Top Coffee Break Cakes

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National Coffee Break Day is January 20th, and of course, we’re happy to celebrate it with cake! These coffee-inspired cakes each offer something unique, from detailed cake latte cups to carved donut cakes. By sixinarow So, so, SO much fun!! A birthday cake for a chocolate doughnut and coffee lover.

Chocolate Raspberry Crepe Cake

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This decadent indulgence takes crêpes to a whole new level! This recipe for chocolate raspberry crêpe cake features over 40 layers of rich chocolate crêpes all dressed up with raspberry mascarpone cream. Top this crêpe cake off with fresh raspberries. Layers upon layers of decadent chocolate crepes, dressed with raspberry mascarpone cream! This delicious chocolate […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Chocolate Donuts

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Making fresh, chocolate donuts is easy and fun thanks to Gordon Ramsay! In this how-to video, he demonstrates how to whip up your own homemade donuts and offers his own tips and tricks along the way. Ever wanted to make your own donuts? It doesn’t get any easier than this simple recipe that is fun […]

Queen of Hearts Inspiration Challenge

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Be inspired by golden crowns, royal red hearts and striking black accents for our latest Queen of Hearts Inspiration Challenge. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland to discover where your imagination takes you! Entering is easy— simply add photos of your cookies to the Queen of Hearts Inspiration Challenge album by February 1st. On February 5th we’ll reveal […]

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

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Somehow, these red velvet cheesecake brownies manage to be decadent and delicious without being too sweet. We happen to think that whoever combined these three amazing desserts into one is a genius! Plus, they add a touch of festive, rich color to any dessert table spread. To get the recipe, check out my website: http://www.LauraintheKitchen.com […]

Trip to Paradise: Toasted Coconut Cupcakes With Vanilla Frosting

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Indulging in this toasted coconut cupcake recipe will tingle your senses and perhaps even take you to paradise. Seriously, one bite is like taking a journey through coconut groves along the beaches of the South Pacific. Let’s trick our brain into thinking we’re on an exotic vacation, shall we? Take your kitchen on a tropical […]

Avante Garde String Work Piping Pedestal

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As seen in Cake Central Magazine’s 2014 Fashion Issue, cakemaker Joshua John Russell took every opportunity to decorate his cake… including the pedestal! This striking, whimsical cake design is inspired by fashion designer Elie Saab. Learn how he created the fringed piping on the pedestal. I started by securing a small masonite board to a cake pedestal. […]